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Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 01:37:59 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi>
Subject: Re: plone, rrdtool, zenoss bugs

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On 05/19/2013 04:06 AM, Henri Salo wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 02:05:42PM +0200, Thomas Pollet wrote:
>> Also, the rrdtool python module crashes on format string exploit 
>> $ python -c "import rrdtool 
>> rrdtool.graph('/tmp/out.png','-f','%n%n')" Segmentation fault
>> 
>> this module is used by zenoss to create graphs (zenoss users are
>> able to pass arguments to rrdtool).
> 
> Tested Debian wheezy packages:
> 
> python-rrdtool 1.4.7-2 python2.7 2.7.3-6
> 
> Backtrace attached. Might affect other software too. Debian bug:
> http://bugs.debian.org/708866
> 
> --- Henri Salo
> 

Ho likely is an attacker to be able to pass a format string to it though?

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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